Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Galena is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's history, museums and wineries with a rental holiday home in Galena. Well known for its shopping, riverfront and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Galena

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Galena a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horseshoe Mound (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Chestnut Mountain Resort (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Bellevue Golf Club (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Dubuque Welcome Center (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Galena

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Galena is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horseshoe Mound (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Crystal Lake Cave (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Riverview Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Bellevue State Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Mines of Spain Recreation Area (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Galena

Fly into Dubuque, IA (DBQ-Dubuque Regional), the closest airport, located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Galena?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 272 holiday lettings near Galena. From 177 Houses to 11 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Galena for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Galena?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Galena. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Horseshoe Mound: 275 holiday lettings
  • Old Market House: 272 holiday lettings
  • Washburne House Historic Site: 275 holiday lettings
  • Grant Home: 275 holiday lettings
  • Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve: 274 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Galena listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Galena?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 177 Houses in Galena. Our other popular types of Galena holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Galena?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 231 holiday homes with pool available in Galena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.